In the style of activist-filmmaker James O’Keefe, an anti-abortion group has released an undercover video purportedly showing a Planned Parenthood counselor in Texas assisting a woman who says she’s seeking a sex-selection abortion. “I see that you’re saying that you want to terminate if it’s a girl, so are you just wanting to continue the pregnancy in the meantime?”the Planned Parenthood counselor asks on… Read more →
(multimedia) Of all the broken systems in our government you would hope that one designed to inspire thought and promote intelligence would be able to practice common sense. Our education system has a great deal to answer for.
It should not come as a surprise with unemployment over 8% that good paying jobs in manufacturing are harder than ever to land. At the Hyundai plant in Montgomery, Alabama more than 20,000 people have applied for one of the 877 job openings. The surge of people applying may seem unusual, but it’s not. Take a look: Last summer Ford… Read more →
Mexican authorities arrested four alleged members of the Knights Templar drug cartel after a series of firebomb attacks on a potato-chip company owned by the U.S. food company PepsiCo, the first attack on an American multinational firm in Mexico’s ongoing drug war. Five warehouses and parking lots owned by the popular Sabritas brand were attacked over the weekend in the… Read more →
(CBS News) The price of gold has doubled over the last three-and-a-half years, to more than $1,500 an ounce. Many Americans who need quick cash are selling family heirlooms and other jewelry. But when they do, they may not always get a fair price. Six of our CBS stations took part in an investigation led by Julie Watts, of the… Read more →
A wildfire burning in the Gila National Forest consumed nearly 20,000 more acres in a day and is now, by far, the largest blaze on record in New Mexico, a fire incident spokesman told msnbc.com. “It’s certainly not a record we’re happy with,” Gerry Perry said in reporting that aerial infrared readings last night led to a new count: 170,252… Read more →
(CNN) – Ever since the Trayvon Martin case came to national attention, George Zimmerman has been described by some as having racially profiled the 17-year-old before he was shot and killed. There’s a difference of opinion about whether racial profiling was actually involved, but a key question that is often overlooked is the distinction between profiling by a citizen and profiling… Read more →